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  Athens  2006   Women's Open
01.06.2006 -  04.06.2006

GENERAL INFO

 
General Info General Info
 Click here for Event Regulations: WT/06
Promoter National Federation
HELLENIC VOLLEYBALL FEDERATION
47 M. Botsari & Falirou,
117 42 Athens
GREECE
Tel: +30.210.9211645
Fax: +30.210.9236292
E-mail: beach@volleyball.gr
Website: www.beachvolleyball.gr
Press Director: Mr. Kostas ASIMAKOPOULOS
 
President: Mr. Thanassis BELIGRATIS
Contact person: Alex PARASKEVOPOULOS,
BV Event Director
Address: 47 Dimitakopoulou Str,
117 42 Athens, GREECE
+30.210.9211645 (tel)
+30.210.9236292 (fax)
E-mail: beach@volleyball.gr
Website: www.volleyball.gr
www.beachvolleyball.gr
Map of the area (including the name of the closest aiport)
 

Closes airport: "El Venizelos" Athens International Open


 

Host Broadcaster Venue
Contact Person: Mr. Panagiotis PERPERIDIS
Address: 432 Mesogeion Av.
153 42 Ag. Paraskevi,
Athens, GREECE
Telephone: +30.210.6075252
Fax: +30.210.6009611
Email: panper16@yahoo.gr
Olympic Beach Volleyball Centre
Faliron Coastal Zone
ATHENS
Event Office Qualification Teams Hotel 
Hellenic Volleyball Federation /
Beach Volleyball Dept. /
ATHENS OPEN
47 Dimitrakopoulou Str.
117 41 ATHENS, GREECE

Tel: (+30) 210.9211.645
Fax: (+30) 210.9236.292

Administrative Director’s mobile:
Mr. George GAGALIS +30.6944.919513
gagalis@volleyball.gr

Mr. Alex PARASKEVOPOULOS,
BV Event Director +30.6944.689525,
alekosp@volleyball.gr

Mr. Nikos SOFIANOS,
Competition Director +30.6972.004538,
sofianos@volleyball.gr

Μetropolitan (*****)
Tel. +30 210.9471000
Fax. + 30.210.9471010

Royal Olympic (*****)
Tel. +30.210.3226411
Fax. + 30.210.9233317

Ilissos (****)
Tel. +30.210.9202000
Fax. + 30.210.3225583

Best Western Hotel Museum (***)
Tel. +30.210.3805611
Fax. + 30.210.3800507

Candia Hotel (***)
Tel. +30.210.5246112-6
Fax. + 30.210.5246117

Amaryllis In Hotel (**)
Tel. +30.210.5223214
Fax. + 30.210.5239713

Alma Hotel Athens (**)
Tel. +30.210.5240858
Fax. + 30.210.5200210
Main Draw Teams Hotel
Hotel Royal Olympic
28-34 Diakou Str.
17543 ATHENS, Greece
Tel: +30 210 9288400
Fax: +30 210 9233317
email: info@royalolympic.com
website: www.royalolympic.com
The hotel is located 10 minutes from the venue by car.
Event Schedule
30 May
Arrival of the Qualification Tournament teams
13:00: Meeting for Country Quota Play-Off teams (if any)
14:00: Country Quota Play-Off matches (if any)
19:00-20:00: Preliminary Inquiry (mandatory attendance) at Olympic Beach Volleyball Centre for the Qualification Tournament teams
20:30: Technical Meeting (mandatory attendance) at Olympic Beach Volleyball Centre for the Qualification Tournament teams

31 May
Qualification Tournament
Arrival of Main Draw teams
19:30-20:30: Preliminary Inquiry (mandatory attendance) at Olympic Beach Volleyball Centre for the Main Draw teams
21:00: Technical Meeting (mandatory attendance) at Olympic Beach Volleyball Centre for the Main Draw teams (mandatory attendance)

1 June
Main Draw (32 matches)

2 June
Main Draw (22 matches)
 

3 June
Main Draw (4 matches)
21:00 Semi-Finals 1
22:00 Semi-Finals 2

4 June
21:00 Bronze
22:00 Finals

5 June
Departure of the persons concerned

Training courts available from May 28
Total # of competition courts: Four (4)
Total # of warm-up courts: One (1)

Note: the FIVB and the Promoter reserve the right to modify this schedule to accommodate media and TV’s needs
 

Useful Information
Tournaments' Side Events Saturday, June 4th: Players’ Party
Ticketing TBD
Hospitality Package TBD
Camp for Beach Volleyball fans Program: Saturday June 3 and Sunday June 4 with the participation of Greek and foreign athletes.
Instructors: Hellenic National Teams coaching team
Tentative TV Programming Saturday, June 3:
21:00 Semi Final 1
22:00 Semi Final 2
Sunday, June 4:
21:00 Bronze Medal Final
22:00 Gold Medal Final
Weather Conditions (based on last years' data for the same period) Min. Temperature: 17o C
Max. Temperature: 25o C
Sun Set: 20:21
Sun Rise: 05:50
GMT: + 2 hours
Currency € (euro)
Tourist Office Web Site www.cityofathens.gr/portal/site/AthensPortalEN
Other recommended Hotels in the Area  
Popular Attraction Athens has a number of museums and sites of cultural interest from its landmark, the Acropolis, to the ancient marketplace, the Agora in central Athens, the ancient marble Panathenaic Stadium, and so on.
An extensive list of these and further information can be found at the Map of Athens cultural sites available at http://www.culture.gr/2/21/iv-maps/index.html
Other useful information www.beachvolleyball.gr